Tara Mine Tour

This year’s site visit will be to Boliden Tara Mines in Navan Co. Meath. Boliden Tara Mines is Europe’s largest underground zinc mine. It uses some of the world’s most modern systems and equipment to discover, extract and process over 2.4 million tonnes of ore annually. The visit will be limited to 30 people. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Boliden Tara Mines is a working mine. The following is an approximate schedule and subject to change:


07:00 | Depart Dublin

08:00 | Induction, safety briefing and issuing of underground equipment

09:00 | Underground tour, surface tour or presentation (3 teams rotate)

13:00 | Lunch

15:00 | Depart Tara

16:00 | Arrive in Dublin

Tickets include
  • Unique opportunity to visit the mine’s underground and processing
  • Return bus transfer
  • Presentations from the Management and Engineering teams at
    Boliden Tara Mines
  • Lunch and refreshments – sponsored by Boliden

Ticket costs:

EFEE / IMQS – Member: €150.00*
EFEE / IMQS – Non-Member: €195.00*

*plus local taxes

Places are open to conference attendee and available during the registration process.